Challenge 16. Immortalize Your Hero


Photograph someone who has changed your life, your real-life hero. We all have them: people who have helped us see the world in a different way or understand ourselves better, or who have changed the direction of the lives of the people we care about. These can be parents, friends, community members—anyone who has had a profound impact on your life.

Photography is a gift, and a beautiful portrait is a way to thank these people. Even more than that, it is a gift to yourself. It is your way to preserve a memory of this person, share their importance to you, and provide a keepsake to cherish. Trust me, you will cherish this image.


Try to capture the essence of this person and what they ...

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